India, April 9 -- Benglauru

In the wake of growing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Karnataka, chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday enforced night curfew in some districts of the state from April 10 to 20.

"Night corona curfew from 10 pm to 5 am will be imposed in Bengaluru, Mysore, Mangaluru, Kalaburagi, Bidar, Tumkur and Udupi-Manipal districts from 10th April to 20th April. Essential services will be allowed," Yediyurappa said on Thursday.

The decision came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Covid-19 impacted states in the wake of a surge of infections across the country.

The night curfew will be enforced in the urban areas or district centres, Yediyurappa said.

The state government on Thursday also...